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68                                    FLORA

apicem profundius siiiuata. Petiotinon diktati," superne canalieulati, 2-3-pofficares.
JRaeemi 6-poUicares ; ' pedicelli superne clavati, glabri, pollicarea. Sepala ovalia,
cxtus adpresse sericea. Petala 1^-pollicaria, obovata. Ooaria 5.

In this species, as in W. jtfadagascarietisis and alata, the lateral foliacedus pro^
cesses on the petioles break off spoutaueonsly, leaving a circular scar on the stem.
On the petioles of the youngest leaves they are occasionally somewhat persistent*
and at the apex of the branch there is a sheathing bract, (evidently a dilated petiole,
as it occasionally has the lamina developed,) in which the terminal bud is enclosed..

4.  W. pulchella (Jack, Mai. Misc. et in Hook. Comp. Bot. Mag.
i. 221$; foliis obovatis obtuse inucronatis integerriinia, petiolis non
margiuatis, pedunculis unifloris.

HAS. In Malaya ad Malacca, Griff J — (v. «.)
DISTEIB. Sumatra, Jack,

Arbor humilis. "Folia. 4-5-ppllicaria, petiolo fere pollicari, glabra, coriac«a. Pe-
dunculi opppsitifolii, l£-2-pollicares, ebracteati. Sepala late ovalia, glabra, polli-
caria. Folliculi 5. Semina pauca, arillo rubro pulposo.

Griffith's specimens are very imperfect, but correspond in everything with Jack's
description. They are not in fruit ; we have therefore talcen the character of the
seeds from the Comp. Bot. Mag. Jack describes the peduncles as. axillary, bat in
Griffith's specimens they are evidently leaf-opposed, and' only appear axillary in
consequence of several leaves growing close together 'towards the extremity of the

5.  W. retusa (H.f, et T.); foliis .obovatis sinuato-dentatis sab-
trunca'tis et retusis, pedunculis oppositifoliis 1-3-floris. — Dill, retusa,
Thtmb. m Linn. Tr. i. SOO. t. 19 j Lam. .III. t. 492. / 2; DC. Prod.
i. 76 ; IfaU. Cat. 6625 ! . W. at A. I Prod. \. 6.

HAB. In Zeylania, Thunberg. — (v. s.)

^r, ramis glabvis, junioribns1 puberulis. Folia 4-6-pollicaria, petiolo 1— 1^-poll.
Sepala ovalia, glabra',   fctala obovata, pollicaria.    Ovaria 5-6.
6.  W. bracteata (H.f. et T.) ; foliis* ovalibus vel obovatis crenatis,
])edunculis plurifloris folia non sequantibus, pedicellis bibracteolatis. —
Dillenia bracteata, WigU! Ic. t. 358,
HAB. In-montibus provincite Slaisor, in regione "Balaghat"'* dicta.
— Wight! (v.s,}
JLrbov> cortice cinereo rugoso, ramolia partibusqud novellis sericeis. Folia ad
apices rumorum conferta, S-6 poll, longa, l|-3 lata,nervis oblio.uis crebris parallelis,
superne lucida glabra, 'subtus pallida, adpresse pubescentia, demum fere glabra. JRa-
cemi oppositif olii ; bractea obovato-spathulatec. S&pala ovalia, dorso sericea. P*.
tola obovata, 1^ poll, longa, Ooaria 5, Fotliculi totidem, membranacci. Semina
obovata,' arillo parvo carnoso.                      . .
This appears a very distinct species. Probably Roxburgh's fiillenia repanda
is the same, but his description is so imperfect, that the point cannot be deter-
mined with certainty without, the Inspection of specimens. The locality assigned
by Roxburgh to- Bis plant- is Hlndostan,—that is to say, probably the mountains of
Bchar, the vegetation of which is analogous to that of the hilly country of Maiaor and
7.  W. Integra (H.f. et T.); foliis obovatis obtusis subintegm,
pedunciilis subsoiitariis.—- Dillenia Integra, Thunberg in Linn. Tr. i. 199.
1. 18 ; Lam. 111. t. 492./. 1 j DC. Prod. i. 76.